Statistics - Revision time

Average
(in days)
Within two weeks
(in %)
Within one month
(in %)
Within three months
(in %)
All scientific fields 39 30 61 92
General 40 27 58 92
Natural sciences 34 34 66 94
Engineering (incl technology) 32 36 71 95
Mathematics and computer sciences 33 34 69 95
Medicine 38 32 60 93
Public health (incl health professions) 29 37 71 99
Psychology 50 23 46 90
Economics, business and law 64 11 39 79
Social sciences 50 22 49 87
Humanities 47 27 52 90

Revision time is the time taken by authors to revise and resubmit their manuscript.

More information: Huisman & Smits, 2017. ‘Duration and quality of the peer review process: the author’s perspective’, Scientometrics, 113(1), pp. 633-650.